Shoshone Mountains and Range

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointNorth Shoshone Peak (10,313 ft/3143 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area2,348 sq mi / 6,083 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent151 mi / 244 km North-South
73 mi / 117 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 37' N; 117° 16' W
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Map of Shoshone Mountains and Range
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Shoshone Mountains and Range.
West Central Nevada RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Southeast Humboldt River RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southeast Fallon RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shoshone Mountains and RangeLevel 5
                 Shoshone RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Shoshone MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
         North Eureka County RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Toiyabe RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Toquima RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Monitor RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Hot Creek Range-Antelope RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pancake RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Shoshone Mountains and Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.North Shoshone Peak10,3133143 
2.South Shoshone Peak10,0523064 
3.Mount Lewis96802950 
4.Last Chance Benchmark94082868 
5.Shoshone Peak 928292822829 
6.Buffalo Mountain90362754 
7.Bens Peak85632610 
8.Saddle Benchmark84462574 
9.Elephant Head84052562 
10.Peak 813781372480 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Shoshone Mountains and Range

North Shoshone Peak
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Summit marker atop N. Shoshone Pk (2017-10-25). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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Mount Lewis
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Mt. Lewis-Lander County, NV (2014-08-08). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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Saddle Benchmark
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Saddle Benchmark as seen from the rest area (2014-05-16). Photo by Dean Molen.
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